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The SRI Conference  – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to …

Christiana Figueres: the woman tasked with saving the world from global warming

Jay Owen The Power of Yin

Christiana Figueres: the woman tasked with saving the world from global warming The offices of the UN’s climate change body in Bonn have glorious views over a pretty stretch of the Rhine river, looking out on grasslands and splendid old and new buildings. Just a short distance away is the …

Weekly blog: TfL’s £400m green transport bond big success / China’s first on the way / first M&A green bond for Senvion / NIB back in market with SEK 1bn ($116m) 5yr / littlies from EBRD, World Bank, City of StPaul, Mytrah Energy / + gossip

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Greentech

Development Bank issuance Nordic Investment Bank issues its third green bond (SEK 1bn ($116m), 5 yr, 0.155%, AAA)  Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has issued a SEK 1bn ($116m) green bond, its third SEK denominated green bond issuance (they call them Nordic Environmental Bonds – NEBs). The bond has a 5 …

Thought Leader Amory Lovins Joins Ceres Conference 2015 Lineup

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

 Amory Lovins: Featured Keynote Speaker at Ceres Conference 2015   Thought Leader Amory Lovins Joins Ceres Conference 2015 Lineup We are excited to announce that Amory Lovins, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute and a global thought leader on energy issues, will be joining us as a keynote speaker at …

WATCH: Black churches join the climate fight. The tide is about to turn!

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

“The Black church has always joined hands with other faith traditions and stood on the front lines as they did in Selma, Alabama, fifty years ago. Now it’s time to take on climate change.” –Reverend Ambrose Carroll, Green For All Fellow + Green The Church Founder People of all faiths …

Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

1 October 2014 – The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address to the world trade organization (WTO). Speaking at …

The Risky Coal London Event

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Carbon Tracker Initiative – The Risky Coal Event in London  7th October 2014 View this email in your browser Register here The Risky Coal London Event CTI & ETA are presenting the Coal Report in London on 7th October, 2014 Following the successful launch of the Carbon Supply Cost Curves: Evaluating Financial …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:18 PM PDT Geobiologists shed new light on multicellular fossils from a time 60 million years before a vast growth spurt of life known as the Cambrian Explosion occurred on …

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE Fiona Reynolds, Christiana Figueres and Martin Skancke at PRI in Person in Montréal. This week, ahead of the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York, we saw strong support across the globe for more decisive initiatives to respond to climate change. To underscore the …